Sr. Creative Director – Beauty, Mass Market
WHO WE ARE:
Leading Beauty Company in cosmetic, skincare, hair care and fragrance, specializing in services, product development, brand strategy, product design, product concepts, packaging design and digital. Looking for an energetic, highly motivated professional to serve as CREATIVE DIRECTOR. The selected candidate will play a key leadership role that works closely with the Chief Creative Officer to establish the overall design vision, philosophy.
MAJOR JOB DUTIES:
Partner with leadership to shape the creative strategy for the company.
Commit to acquiring a deep knowledge of retail channels, retail customers and retailer business models.
Work with executive team and cross functional teams (including marketing, brand management, product development) to develop strategies to increase brand engagement and sales.
Responsible for developing and maintaining brand standards.
Implement creative processes to improve efficiency, productivity, and consistency were necessary/possible.
Facilitate strategic brainstorming sessions with innovation and creative teams that generate innovative, unexpected ideas.
Review and approve concepts and designs assigned to and developed by staff ensuring high-quality creative deliverables. Present these concepts and designs for executive and client approval. Anticipate executive needs and deliver above and beyond their expectations.
Manage budgets and ensure proper execution of product concepts to meet budget objectives.
Oversee production and execution of all product photo shoots, file management, retouching and all product imagery deliverables.
Oversee development and maintenance of style guides for each brand.
15+ years’ experience as a Creative Director working with consumer brands, (beauty focus desirable)
Experience with writing and developing briefs and production schedules
Superior sense of design, color, image composition and typography
Extensive knowledge of both digital and print production, (packaging experience desirable)
Bachelor's Degree, or the equivalent combination of education, professional training, or work experience